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Reviewed 15 October 2014 via mobile

The hotel- we stayed at the delluxe hilltop. Very nice room with amazing view of the island. Only downside- it is a bit far away from the center and you have to climb a lot of steps up the hill to get there, so make your choice. The staff was very friendly and helpful even though reception closes at 21:00....

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Reviewed 13 October 2014

I wante for a long time to do diving in open water, shay made it simple clean, relaxing experience. I want to thank you here man!!!! Bans is a big and very provisional. They are good with times do as promised, and the equipment is in a good condition. After the dives they get you coffee and fresh fruits. And...

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Reviewed 13 October 2014

just did the "open water diving course". Had the time of my life. Instructed by the awesome Ant. Griffiths!!! Tons of experience, professional knowledge and most of all humor! The resort location is great. Highly recommended.

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Thank Itaylotan
Reviewed 13 October 2014

Stayed 4 nights at ban's diving resort and completed the open water diving course. The room and especially the restaurant were great, but the life changing experience was the open water diving course. Me and my brother were lucky to be instructed by probably the greatest diving instructor in the world - Anthony Griffiths, the head instructor of Ban's. Imagine...

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Thank Yuval L
Reviewed 11 October 2014 via mobile

I stayed at Ban's for 2 nights. While I'm an experienced diver and went for some fundives my pal did the Open Water Diver. The first accomodiation we had been assigned stank so much that we asked for an upgrade. So we got a room (53) on the 2nd level right at the training pool. At least it didn't stink...

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Thank Jan B
London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 October 2014

I had such an amazing experience at Ban's. The resort is beautifu and the accommodation is clean and comfortable in a great location. The restaurants are good value and the food and drink is lovely. I did my Open Water Diving Course and had a great time with good people. My instructor Abbey did such a great job. Such a...

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Thank Oli R
Reviewed 9 October 2014

We stayed as a couple in October to do our padi open water , you pay and get accommodation included. we loved it and didn't want to leave! We even stayed one extra night in the resort. The location is great as its right in the middle of sairee beach. There are 2 swimming pools which is ideal for the...

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Thank Lizzieandmikey
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 3 October 2014

We stayed here as part of a package, where we had a free room included in the price of our PADI Open Water certification. The diving was incredible and our instructors (Mo, Jens, Angi and Ben) were awesome. The facilities at Ban's are perfect for learning to dive. It's important to note the pools are in use constantly for teaching,...

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Reviewed 3 October 2014 via mobile

First of all the people there where really obnoxious. From the texi till the reception no one smile and just wanted your money. The rooms where shiti and thay said they upgraded us to the suite. We couldn't sleep all night from the noise from the party. They are only after money and nothing more, so if you wanna feel...

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 2 October 2014

I loved this resort so much! Not only was it so beautiful, well maintained, and friendly, but the diving course I took here was great as well. We opted for one of the pricier hillside rooms for their view of the ocean which was still only around $40 a night and was spacious with gorgeous decor and a beautiful bathroom...

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Ban's Technical Diving is operated out of Ban's Diving, Koh Tao, Thailand. Ban's Technical Diving is an award winning DSAT, BSAC, ANDI Technical Instructor Diving Facility. The only Tech Center on Koh Tao (and one of few in the world) that offers DSAT Technical Diving Intructor Courses. Deep Wreck Diving, Cave Expeditions.-Nitrox, Deep, Wreck, Gas Blender, Compressor Operator, Rebreather, Equipment, Emergency Oxygen, Technical Decompression Diving, Cave, Cavern......... ... more   less 

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Address: Haad Sairee, Koh Tao, Koh Tao 84360, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Koh Tao
Price Range: €34 - €84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ban's Diving Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 38
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Also Known As:
Ban`s Diving Hotel Koh Tao
Bans Diving Hotel
Bans Diving Ko Tao
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#2 Top resorts Hotel in Koh Tao
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Koh Tao
#5 Best Value Hotel in Koh Tao
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